Van Gogh and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Very early when he
arrived in Paris, Vincent met him at the Cormon workshop and they quickly
Toulouse-Lautrec will introduce him to many painters and merchants during
the weekly afternoons that he organizes at home. He will take him to the
Mirliton, Aristide Bruants cabaret, for the first time.
He wants to challenge the painter de Groult to a duel, as the latter criticized
Vincents paintings at an exhibition.
The duel wont take place because de Groult will apologize to him.
Toulouse-Lautrec is deeply affected and sad when he learns about Vincents
suicide and he will come to his funeral.